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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1865

Vol. III
p41
2068

(Born Pa.)

David R. Porter

(Ap'd Pa.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1860, to June 23, 1865, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Cavalry, June 23, 1865.

Served: in garrison at New Orleans, La., Oct.‑Nov., 1865; on frontier duty at San Antonio, Tex., Nov., 1865, to June, 1866, — and Scouting

(First Lieut., 4th Cavalry, Mar. 8, 1866)

through Northern Texas, June 27 to Sep. 16, 1866; as Sub‑Commissioner of Bureau of Freedmen, Refugees, and Abandoned Lands, Sep. to Oct. 17, 1866; and on frontier duty at Brownsville, Tex., Oct.‑Nov., 1866.

Died, Nov. 28, 1866, at Brownsville, Tex.: Aged 25.

Buried, Alexandria National Cemetery, Pineville, LA.


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